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Alexandre CHARLEUX

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En résumé

// I'm a french graphic artist (illustration, concept art, matte painting...) devoted to the artistic exploration of projects for the entertainment industry.

Initially drawing for my own enjoyment since I'm a kid, I quickly grew some interest for arts and entertainment and started to shape this hobby into a more professional dedication. After the making of an animated short film (Red) where I revealed my taste for art direction and team collaboration, I to worked on projects ranging from music video to AAA video game (Dontnod, Darkworks, Sebastien Tellier, Duccati/Rolex...). Working mostly as a 2D artist, those different environments and managments helped me build a flexible yet dedicated profile to the entertainment industry.

Over the last years, I got several occasions to suggest and work out the artistic orientation of the projects I was working on, either spontaneously or with smaller to bigger responsibility. This added to the experience of managing the creative team of a short film back in 2011, I developed an energy I aspire to invest in the art direction of the projects I'm offered to work on.

Being enthusiastic gamer, comic reader, and combined to the development of my activity through other personnal projects including a unrevealed graphic novel, illustration collections and daily practice, this got me the chance to get in touch with major actors of the entertainment industry in regards to my work, openning doors for future collaboration like it did when I was offered to work as a comic artist on the making of the graphic novel collection "The Dark Tales of the Brothers Harrow".

// Specialties: Mattepainting and Concept Art/Illustration, CG Environment and Props...

// Tools : Photoshop, After Effects, 3DSMax, XSI, Zbrush...

Entreprises

  • Bonjour Lab - Concept Artist / CG Artist

    2014 - 2014 Developed the artistic direction of a video game/interractive experience for promotion purposes before designing and producing the game assets
  • Icone Production - Storyboard Artist

    2014 - 2014 Freelance artist for a Van Cleef and Arpels short film
    - Storyboard
    - Rendered key shots
  • Piranèse - Matte painter

    2013 - 2014
  • Bonjour Lab - VFX Artist / Matte Painter

    2013 - 2013 Concept art and Matte painting for an interractive experience installation.
  • New3dge - Digital matte painting instructor

    2013 - 2013
  • Icone Production - Matte painter

    2013 - 2013 Mattepainting/texturing for an animated CG film for Duccati/Rolex
    Compositing...
  • School of Visual Arts (New York) - Digital painting Instructor for Independant study course

    2013 - 2013 Independant study course for students from the Computer Art department of SVA
  • Pale Raven Studios - Artist

    2013 - maintenant Working as a concept artist/comic artist on an upcoming graphic novel collection called The Dark Tales of the Brothers Harrow.
  • Eyellusive (self-employed) - Freelance Illustrator / Matte painter

    2012 - maintenant oncept art, matte painting and illustration for various professionnal projects
  • Dontnod Entertainment - Environment Artist

    2012 - 2013
  • Circus - Matte painter

    Toulouse 2012 - 2012
  • Nightshift - CG Animator

    2012 - 2012
  • Fighting Fish - VFX Artist / Matte painter

    2012 - 2012
  • Circus - CG Artist / Matte painter

    Toulouse 2011 - 2012
  • Darkworks - Stagiaire infographiste

    Paris 2010 - 2010
  • Cube Creative Computer Company - Stagiaire infographiste

    Paris 2009 - 2009
  • Forêt Bleue - Stagiaire infographiste

    2008 - 2008

Formations

Réseau